Celebrate The Silver Anniversary of Silks & Irons Annual Kentucky Derby – Seton's 25th Derby Year!
Raise your glass and spend an exciting and unforgettable evening celebrating the 150th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 4th, 2024, all while helping Seton Youth Services fulfill its mission of providing safe haven, counseling and outreach services, 24 hours a day, without charge, to assist youth in crisis throughout Hampton Roads, with the goal of reuniting families.
Be our guest and enjoy authentic mint juleps, a Derby Hat Contest, live horse races, a giant screen broadcast of the Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs, and more, all while enabling us to provide prevention, intervention, shelter and counseling to youth in crisis and their families 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, at no charge to the child or their family.
Since 1999, Seton Youth Services, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, has brought together 200 of the area’s most festive and philanthropically-minded guests for a spring celebration of all things “Kentucky Derby” to benefit our shelter, mentoring and outreach programs, which serve and save thousands of Hampton Roads’ youth each year. Seton Youth Services is the region’s only organization devoted exclusively to providing shelter, outreach, and mentoring services to youth ages 9 up to 18–always free of charge.
In previous years, Silks & Irons’ Annual Kentucky Derby Celebration has featured:
- Food by Baker’s Crust Artisan Kitchen
- Authentic Mint Julep Bar, specialty cocktail bars and more!
- Live music by the Michael Clark Band
- Emcees: Katie Collett of WAVY TV 10 and Will Driscoll of the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
- Under The Wire VIP Lounge
- Equestrian Demonstrations
- EQ-WINE Ring Toss for dazzling wines
- Large screen, live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby
- On-site Turf Horse Races
- Winner’s Circle Auction
- Derby Fabulous Hat Contest for gals AND Guys
TICKETS ON SALE SOON!
Interested in becoming a sponsor?
2024 sponsor information coming soon! Click here to the 2023 sponsor packet.
*ALL activities, food and beverages (including the Authentic Mint Julep Bar & specialty cocktail bars) are included in your ticket price. Also included are on-site turf horse races, live, theater-style broadcast of the Kentucky Derby, live music, hat contest, and access to other special features such as our Winner’s Circle Auction and EQ-wine Ring Toss.
Thank You To Our 2023 Sponsors!
- Garriott, Maurer PLLC.
- BMG Metals, Inc.
- Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Va Beach
- Dill’s Architects
- Beach Dental
- Bakers Crust
- Asturian Construction
- Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
- Burden DDS
- Back Bay Farms
- Cavalier farms
- Coastal Equine
- Dollar Bank
- A Private Foundation
- Wavy TV 10